I am Kareem

PhD Student at Western University, Software Development Engineer, Business Systems Analyst, Graphic Designer, Full Stack Developer, And... A Cook!

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About me

My name is Abdelkareem Jaradat (aka Kareem for simplicity). I am a PhD student at the Universtiy of Western Ontario, London On in Canada. Currently I am under the supervision of Prof. Hanan Lutfiyya and Dr. Anwar Haque. My reaseach focuses on developing foundation smart systems for smart grids, smart homes and smart cities utilizing data analytics, digital signals processing and machine learning.

I have finished my course work requirements for my PhD with GPA 98%. I received my MSc in Computer Science from the Universtiy of Western Ontario (UWO), Canada (GPA 95%) and a BSc (Hons) in Computer Engineering from Jordan Universtiy Of Science And Technology, Jordan (JUST) (GPA 88%).

My Industrial experience is generally in Software Engineeing and mainly in web development, and systems analysis. My recent job position was as a Business Systems Analyst at Ejada Systems, KSA . I Also worked for mare than 7 years in web development using Microsoft Asp.net at Information Technology and Communication Center (ITCC) at Jordan Universtiy Of Science And Technology, Jordan

I am jordanian, born and raised in Irbid city at the northmost of Jordan. Currently I live in London Ontario, Canada with my wife and my kids.

Name: Abdelkareem Jaradat

Profile: PhD Student in computer science

Email: ajarada3@uwo.ca

Skill

ASP.net 90%
C# 95%
Bootstrap/CSS3 95%
Javascript 90%
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SQL/ORMs 85%
AdobeCC 95%
Algorithms 80%
Python 80%

awards and Honoring

Awards, Scholarships and honoring in my education

SEP 2019 - Present

WGRS

Western Graduate Research Scholarship (WGRS) for completeing PhD degree in computer science at Western University (UWO)

MAR 2019

UWORCS2019

Won first place prize in UWORCS2019 at the department of computer science, Western University

SEP 2019 - DEC 2019

GSTA nomination

Nominated for the GSTA award as of teaching an introduction to mulimedia, communication and design course

SEP 2017 - Aug 2019

WGRS

Western Graduate Research Scholarship (WGRS) for completeing MSc degree in computer science at Western University (UWO)

APR 2007 , APR 2008

President’s list

Listed twice on the President’s list of honors for computer engineering depratment ant JUST university

SEP 2004 - APR 2009

Dean’s list

Listed on Dean’s list of honors for eight times for computer engineering depratment ant JUST university

2006 - 2008

MHED

Ministry of Higher Education Scholarship, JUST awarded to the Engineering undergraduate with the highest overall GPA

2006 - 2008

KAFD

King Abdullah’II Fund for Development (KAFD), JUST awarded to the Engineering undergraduate with the highest overall GPA


Resume

A glimpse on my education and professional career

Education

PhD. in Computer Science

SEP 2019 – Present

The University of Western Ontario (UWO), London, Ontario, Canada

  • GPA 98 "Excellent"
  • Supervisors: Prof.Hanan Lutfiyaa and Dr.Anwar Haque

MSc. in Computer Science - Thesis based

SEP 2017 – AUG 2019

The University of Western Ontario (UWO), London, Ontario, Canada

  • GPA 95 "Excellent"
  • Thesis title: Classifying Appliances Operation Modes Using Dynamic Time Warping (DTW) And K-Nearest Neighbors (KNN)
  • Supervisors: Prof.Hanan Lutfiyaa and Dr.Anwar Haque

B.Sc. in Computer Engineering - honors

SEP 2004 – APR 2009

Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST), Irbid, Jordan

  • GPA 88.3 "Excellent"
  • class rank 4/76
  • Graduation Project: Design and implementation of a pipelined high frequency single harmonic frequency detector based on bit reversal Fast Fourier Transform, IIR 4th order elliptic digital filter, pipelined digital arithmetic MSI components and interpolated DFT algorithm
  • Supervisors: Prof.Ali Shatnawi

General Certificate of Secondary Education (TAWJIHI)

SEP 2003 - AUG 2004

Irbid Secondary School for Boys, Irbid, Jordan

  • GPA 93.7
  • Percentage Rank 96.7

Professional Experience

Graduate Teaching and Research Assistant (GTRA)

SEP 2017 - Present

The University of Western Ontario (UWO), London, Ontario, Canada

  • Teaching various computer science courses
  • Working on a research topics related to reducing energy consumption within a smart home by analyzing sensed power consumption data to encourage changing consumers behaviours

Web Developer/Graphic Designer Freelancer

2003 - Present

Canada, USA, Australia, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, etc.

  • Working on the full stack process to develop state of the art web application, from the early stages of requirement gathering, prototyping, development, deployment, and art work.

Business Systems Analyst

MAR 2015 - MAR 2017

EJADA Systems, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

  • Requirement elicitation and creation of documented process descriptions, SRS documents and process flows as well as robust use cases
  • Analyzing, building and UI/UX enhancing for web applications based on state of the art technologies; Asp.net MVC/WEB API , jQuery/AJAX and bootstrap/css3.

Computer Software Engineer

FEB 2010 - MAR 2015

Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST), Irbid, Jordan

  • Full-Stack business process in analyzing and building web application, focusing on early stages of SDLC; meeting clients to gather business needs
  • Building web application using Asp.net/C# & web graphics.

research

My masters thesis defense presentaion at UWO on Monday, August 26, 2019

Teaching

Courses that I am assiting in teaching

compsci 3307

Object Oriented Programming in C++

2017

In this course, students learn about object-oriented analysis and design, and introduced to the programming language C++ with real-world applications

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compsci 2033

Multimedia and Communication II

2019 - 2021

Course topics include making websites more interactive, more searchable and easier to update; digital marketing; e-commerce; social integration; and mobile applications.

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compsci 1026

Computer Science Fundamentals I

2019

The course is intended for students with little or no background in programming. It provides students with basic programming knowledge in Python.

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compsci 1027

Computer Science Fundamentals II

2018

Topics include data organization, structure and manipulation; abstract data types and their implementations in a modern programming language such as JAVA

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compsci 1033

Multimedia and Communication

2017 - 2020

Topics include the design and use of a range of software tools for media creation and editing, covering image, sound, animation and video. This knowledge will be applied to authoring web sites

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statics about some of the major accomplishments.

65000

$ FUNDS AND GRANTS

8

YEARS OF EXPERIENCE

60

COURSES ATTENDED

17

AWARD AND HONORS

Talents

I have some talents that I am proud to share.

Web Development

Over 7 years of experience in builiding web applications using the state of the art technologies. My focus is on developing systems from the requiments gathering to the coding and deployment.

Web Design

Over 15 years of experience in web design and front-end development. Starting from concepts and wireframes, static design, and finally marking-up and styling web pages with latest techniques.

Graphic Design

Since 2000, I ahve been builing a hoppy of graphic design. I worked on lots of projects in print design, branding, logo design, presentations and animation. All using Adobe latest products.

Instagram

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